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By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
These often-overlooked factors can help you achieve — and sustain — a healthy weight.
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By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Here’s a look at some popular diets and how they might — or might not — fit your unique nutritional needs.
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By Naomi Whittel
The author of a new book, Glow15, describes how an innovative dietary combination can help you lose weight and keep your cells youthful.
Whole Detox
By Deanna Minich, PhD
A functional-medicine nutritionist shares how her Seven Systems approach effectively detoxes the mind as well as the body.
Roxane Gay
By Heidi Wachter
Roxane Gay’s bold account of her weight issues offers insight into the connections between trauma, shame, and body image.
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By Kaelyn Riley
The weight-loss company is offering free memberships to teens this summer. Here’s the problem with that.
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By Robyn Youkilis
This recipe, from Robyn Youkilis’s new book, is a gut-friendly way to start your day.
Mark Hyman and his new book on peganism
By Mark Hyman, MD
In his new book, functional-medicine doc Mark Hyman, MD, says a Pegan diet — which combines principles of Paleo and vegan diets — is the best way to eat. Here are the 13 pillars of the Pegan diet.
Gene Armstrong
By Gene Armstrong
How one man is creating a family tradition of healthy living by making manageable changes to his own diet and lifestyle.
Who's Counting
By Catherine Guthrie
Set aside the calorie obsession and fat-gram fixation. To lose weight and maintain a healthy body, try these strategies instead.
Healthful Essentials
By Lisa Markley, MS, RDN and Jill Grunewald, HNC
Dairy-free, gluten-free recipes that nourish your thyroid.
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By Kathy Summers
Forget cutting calories and skipping meals. Try these tips to boost your energy levels.
The Case for Strength
By Andrew Heffernan
Here are six ways strength training supports your overall health — beyond building muscle and burning fat.
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By Tessa Leen
How one woman — determined to transform her lifestyle and inspired by Zumba — shed more than half her body weight.
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By Nick Williams
How one man returned to a favorite childhood pastime to overcome a traumatic injury and years of obesity.
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By Kristina Bonnici
How one woman overcame nearly two decades of chronic pain and found the fit life she’d been missing.
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By Cindy Kelly
When a lifelong dieter gave up sweets, smoking, and a sedentary lifestyle, she rediscovered her sense of self.
By Pilar Gerasimo
Experience Life founding editor Pilar Gerasimo talks with the Harvard obesity expert about his new best-selling book, Always Hungry? Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells, and Lose Weight Permanently.
The Other Side of Grief
By Vinson Smith
After overeating to cope with his father’s death, one man found a path to a healthier mindset — and a desire to help others.
Shawna Green
By Shawna Green
How a single mom emerged from a challenging year healthier, happier, and more connected with her kids.
A collage of weight scales
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Conventional weight-loss strategies often fail because they don’t account for a host of intersecting factors that are unique in each of us. Here are the variables that matter most — and why.
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